[FFmpeg-user] RTSP grab from IP camera using ffmpeg

tovis mailer.tovis at freemail.hu
Thu Feb 9 11:28:27 CET 2012

> tovis <mailer.tovis <at> freemail.hu> writes:
>> [mjpeg @ 0x2ae1a00] only 8 bits/component accepted
>> [mjpeg @ 0x2ae1a00] dqt: 16bit precision
> If this is really true (that your camera sends more than
> 8bits per component) than this is simply not supported.
> Is there a tool that allows to save the stream from the camera?
> Does mplayer work? Or is there an incantation for live555?
> Carl Eugen
Thanks for answer! Thanks for your time.
As I see it really sounds screwy!
Yes, as I wrote openRTSP is working for this stream.
My target, to extract shots - more or less complete frames from stream - I
have use openRTSP and after ffmpeg to extract a jpg picture, it is
working, but I'm not so pleased with it, as specially that ffmpeg could
capture rtsp without other applications.
This interpretation of the stream is a mistake (bug) or simply this format
does not supported? Should I force using ffmpeg farther or should I give


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